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Best Summer Movies for Kids Review and Roundup

Eventually, spelling tests and school projects go away with the three-month summer holiday drawing near, which means parents need to entertain their naughty kids during the glorious hiatus. If the summer heat gets to be too much for your kids, why not grab some snacks and find some wonderful kids' movies to watch this summer to keep your kids cool but entertained. Here we put together top 10 best summer movies for kids to watch all through the summer holiday and list new summer movies 2015. Check out 2015 Hollywood movies list

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Part 1: Roundup of Top 10 Classic and Best Summer Movies for Kids

This summer holiday is crammed with a large number of blockbusters for kids to enjoy. Here we pick up top 10 best-reviewed summer movies for children to watch. With a touch of the prehistoric and adventures of Epic proportions, you are sure to find something to keep your younger kids, teens and even yourself entertained this summer at the best kids' movies.

Best Summer Movies for Kids

1: Happy Feet 2: Following 2006's Academy Award-winning animated adventure Happy Feet, this sequel features many of the same environmental and family lessons for kids. Actually, the underwater sequences will surely cool your kids this summer while watching this movie.

2. 21 Jump Street: When talking about this best summer movies for kids in comedy genre, 21 Jump Street fully deserves the first rank. If you are a teenager in a summer holiday, take this movie because it is quite about what you like in your adolescent age.

3. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted: Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Gloria the hippo and Melman the giraffe join the carnival as a way to travel toward their original home at the Bronx Zoo. In fact, this movie is a globe-trotting tale with fabulously flamboyant visuals and is appropriate for virtually the whole family. If you want to delight your bored children, this can be a perfect kids’ movie to watch during this summer holiday.

4. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift: As the fourth installment in Fox's popular prehistoric animal franchise, Ice Age 4: Continental Drift still achieves a great success, even the youngest moviegoers will want to follow Manny, Sid, and Diego's latest adventures. There are a lot of overtly positive messages about family and friendship, so it’s surely one of the best summer movies to please your kids and give your children a lesion of love.

5. The Croods: This is a prehistoric comedy that focuses on The Croods who trek across an awe-inspiring landscape with wonderful and dangerous creatures after their cave is destroyed. Actually, it’s a best choice to take this movie to watch with kids this summer since this flick not only entertains your children but also let your kids be brave in face of new things.

6. Iron Man 3: In Marvel's Iron Man 3, Tony Stark finds his world reduced to rubble by a malevolent enemy and must use his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him as he seeks to destroy the enemy and his cohorts. Iron Man 3 is packed with bloodless action, intense terrorism and frequent mild language. If your children are mature and don't get scared very easily, this can be the perfect summer movie for kids to watch.

7. Epic: This story roots in a teenage girl who becomes lost in deep forest while trying to find her father and uncovers a mysterious world full of enchanted sights and wondrous creatures. It’s said Epic is one of the most anticipated kids’ movies to watch this summer time. This gorgeous animation will likely draw wide audiences to this family-friendly adventure.

8. Superman: Man Of Steel: This version is a prequel of sorts and follows the early years of Clark Kent’s life, from his arrival to earth as an infant, his struggles with his growing powers and his decision to use his superhuman abilities to guard and protect his adopted world. Parents need to know that this summer movie is suitable for older kids and teenagers.

9. Monsters University: Unlike its name suggests, Monsters University should be appropriate for most ages, telling us a story how Mike and Sulley transition from rivals to best friends and how they end up joining the Monsters Inc. workforce. So this movie can be appropriate to watch this summer with your kids.

10. The Smurfs 2: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. The upcoming Smurfs 2 is expected to be a family-friendly pick. So don’t lose the chance to watch the summer movies with your kids.

Part 2: Top 10 Upcoming new Summer Movies Just for Kids 2014

In this section, here is a list of upcoming new summer movies for kids to be released to entertain your children this summer holiday 2014. Therefore, you don't have long to wait to hit the theatre with your popcorn and 3D glasses.


Movie Name

Due for Release



300: Rise of an Empire

March 7, 2014

Warner Brothers


Need for Speed

March 14, 2014

Walt Disney



March 28, 2014

Paramount Pictures


Captain America: The Winter Soldier

April 4, 2014

Walt Disney


Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

April 4, 2014

Warner Bros.


Rio 2

April 11, 2014

20th Century Fox



April 18, 2014

Warner Bros.


The Amazing Spider Man 2

May 2, 2014

Sony Pictures


X-Men: Days of Future Past

May 23, 2014

20th Century Fox


Transformers: Age of Extinction

June 27, 2014

Paramount Pictures

Part 3: List of Top 10 Most-anticipated new Summer Movies to kick off 2015

2015 is full of blockbusters, and you will also be exciting during the summer holiday as the hot season is also crammed with awesome films for you to watch with your kids.


Movie Name

Due for Release



Furious 7

April 3, 2015

James Wan


Avengers: Age of Ultron

May 1, 2015

Joss Whedon


Inside Out

June 19, 2015

Pete Docter



May 22, 2015

Brad Bird


Jurassic World

June 12, 2015

Colin Trevorrow


Mad Max: Fury Road

May 15, 2015

George Miller


Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

July 31, 2015




July 17, 2015

Peyton Reed



July 10, 2015

Kyle Balda


Terminator Genisys

June 10, 2015

Alan Taylor

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